Daily Archives: November 24, 2022

Classic Film Review: Sellers and Sommer, Lom & Sanders take “A Shot in the Dark” (1964)

One of the first movie-going memories from my childhood was my parents taking me to see “A Shot in the Dark,” probably at our small town drive-in, because in that corner of Virginia, the downtown cinema never stayed open for … Continue reading

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Netflixable? Kid Cudi’s “Entergalactic” album tie-in romance is an animated jewel

One of the best animated efforts by Netflix this year isn’t for kids. Not very young ones anyway. “Entergalactic,” inspired by and paired with Kid Cudi’s latest album, didn’t even need to be animated. It’s an utterly conventional young Black … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Horses and Snow and Gunslingers So Slow — “The Desperate Riders”

Sometimes, it seems to me that what we’ve labeled “Westerns” in fiction and on film or TV over the generations really should have been called “Southwesterns.” Because that’s the geography that became iconic in the genre. The combination of arid, … Continue reading

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